Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages (Epic Adventures)

Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages (Epic Adventures)

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January 3, 2000 - the Galileo space probe safely completes its encounter with Jupiter's ice moon, Europa, at an altitude of 343 km. So intense was the cold that the very brandy froze in the bottle and was served out in lumps. "It did not taste much like brandy then," said the men, "but it burnt our throats as we sucked it." He went back in 1521 and 1525 to establish colonies in the area. Arcus: Internet Media Archive is another resource for photographs. Between 1927 and 1937 Lars Christensen led an extensive program of aerial exploration and mapping of the coast of E Antarctica from the Weddell Sea to the Shackleton Ice Shelf.

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Marco Polo: Marco Polo and the Silk Road to China (Exploring

Marco Polo: Marco Polo and the Silk Road to China (Exploring

Michael Burgan

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Penguins can drink salt water because they have a special gland that filters salt from the bloodstream. It is curious to note what a burst of interest was aroused in England at this time with regard to Timbuktu. Again, only seal skins and seal oil were taken but the owner of the ship, whaling magnate Christen Christensen, sent it south again in 1893-1894 to investigate the Weddell and Bellingshausen Seas.

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Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

Gene Barretta

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The moon is our close cosmic neighbor, and humans have been exploring its surface ever since they first developed telescopes. S. history: the era of exploration and discovery Author: Kathy Sammis Publisher: Portland, Me.: Walch, 1997. He reinforced the foreboding lesson of Hearne's Arctic journey, pointing out that permanent ice virtually ended all hopes of a navigable northwest passage. Click here for a table summarizing the wells drilled in Israel, their nature, location and results.

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Hillary and Norgay's Mount Everest Adventure (Great Journeys

Hillary and Norgay's Mount Everest Adventure (Great Journeys

Jim Kerr

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At this time, mercantilism was the prevalent economic philosophy. But if any among you covet riches more, be but true to me, as I will make you masters of such as our countrymen have never dreamed of. Diogo C�o - Discovered the mouth of the Congo River. The spacious hut, brought out by Shackleton, was soon erected. We use them as Memories to record our lives (as we would like to remember them), we use the cameras objective eye to Document the world as it is, we use photographs as Objects to hold and display, and today, we use them as contemporary art and display them on gallery walls.

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A History of the World with Google Earth: History for the

A History of the World with Google Earth: History for the

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Of more significance, however, were probes deep inland from York Factory, of which Anthony Henday 's in 1754–55 was the most successful. The initial well results were encouraging, with Marathon discovering a total of 27 m of net gas pay in Annapolis G-24, and Chevron encountering several thin, gas bearing, reservoir sands at Newburn. How do fireflies and glowworms create light that generates no heat? It was at this time that Bob Morris approached Alan Coope and advised that M M and S had negotiated an agreement on the Popovich homestead property adjacent to the Newmont group of 17 claims (fig. 6).

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Samuel De Champlain (Jr. Graphic Famous Explorers)

Samuel De Champlain (Jr. Graphic Famous Explorers)

Andrea Pelleschi

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Please check the Project Gutenberg Web pages for current donation methods and addresses. An educational, hands-on introduction to solar energy and endless hours of amusement for kids and adults too! In 1887-9 Stanley headed an English expedition sent out to the relief of Emin Pasha, which resulted in further knowledge regarding the hydrography of the Nile and the Congo. He described a healthy population of well fed and friendly Indians gentle and docile.

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Captain James Cook (Great Names)

Captain James Cook (Great Names)

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The Wreck of Captain Pelsart's Ship, the Batavia, on the Coast of New Holland From a Chart drawn in 1741 by Lieut. The work that society in harmony with democratic principles. through art, liberating the reason in science and the conscience in religion, restoring culture to the intelligence, and establishing the principle of political freedom. It is possible that it may join the other Staaten Land (of Schouten and Le Maire to the south of Terra del Fuego), but it is uncertain; it is a very fine country, and we hope it is part of the unknown south continent."

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To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space

To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space

Carmella Van Vleet

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In a change of heart, he obeys Chomina’s dream that portended he must travel to the Huron village alone. They unloaded their damaged store ship and then burnt it, while da Gama traded gifts with the Khoikhoi. But lest some storm should overthrow these tree trunks there were four lofty peaks connected by chains of mountains. At about the same time, the invention of movable type (associated with Johannes Gutenberg) made it possible to reproduce written materials more cheaply and quickly.

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Antarctic Adventure: Exploring the Frozen South

Antarctic Adventure: Exploring the Frozen South

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The chief island was governed by a woman. Today, NOAA's exploration activities have been richly complemented by explorers and scientists from the academic community, other federal agencies, state governments, and the private sector. "Quotes for Ocean Explorers" is a small collection of quotations that is meant to help: 1) track the history of the exploration of the sea; 2) capture the thought processes and emotions that have motivated ocean explorers; 3) express the ideas behind the invention and continuing improvement of ocean exploration instruments; and 4) relate the excitement and joy of discovery that have accompanied ocean explorers since the first time that humankind has peered into the depths or devised ways to observe and measure oceanic phenomena.

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Robert Peary vs. Frederick Cook: Race to the North Pole

Robert Peary vs. Frederick Cook: Race to the North Pole

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Painters, sculptors, jewellers, upholsterers, cabinet-makers, joiners, decorators - all made explicit reference to the findings in the towns that Vesuvius buried, and there was a constant demand for books illustrated with accurate pictures. Cabral followed the same route as Da Gama, but a storm caused him to touch land somewhere else - South America or more precisely, the area of today's Brazil. Because they thought the Great Sea, the "Very Green," the Mediterranean, lay between it and Egypt.

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